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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, January 11, 2013 at 1:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 43' South, Longitude: 23° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.99 meters/second, 1551.6 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.2"963.71 miWest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 miNorth963.74 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.9"6.21 miEast0° 09' 48.4"11.25 miNorth12.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' South, Longitude: 28° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.14 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.78 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.1"946.30 miWest0° 06' 50.9"7.85 miNorth946.64 mi
24 hours14° 07' 34.3"928.51 miEast3° 15' 44.2"224.33 miNorth963.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 10:44 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:44 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:44 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest W
JamestownFri 1:44 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Fri 11:44 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:44 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Fri 11:44 AM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 1:44 PM3418 km2124 miles1846 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Fri 10:44 AM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Fri 11:44 AM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmWest-southwest WSW

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